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? or is there a difference? different kind of mission. those who are in pakistan, particularly the safe havens that are in pakistan, what kind of policy will you have. thank you. >> the mission will be fundamentally different. just to repeat. our main reason, should we have troops in afghanistan post 2014 at the invitation of the afghan government will be to make sure that we are training, assisting and afghan security forces who have now taken the lead for and are responsible for security throughout afghanistan. and of interest to the united states, the very reason we went to afghanistan in the first place to make sure that al qaeda and its affiliates cannot launch an attack against the united states or other countries from afghan soil. we believe that we can achieve that mission in a way that's very different from the very active presence that we've had in afghanistan over the last 11 years. president karzai has emphasized the strains that u.s. troop presences in afghan villages for example have created. well, that's not going to be a strain that exists if there is a follow-up operation, bec
every day. >> reporter: just three months ago in pakistan, malala was near death, shot in the head by the taliban. they were angered by her campaign for women's education. >> if you can help us, please help. >> reporter: instead of killing her, they made this teenage girl a household name and inspired support for her cause around the world. in pakistan, malala's school is now under armed guards. i really want her to come home, says her friend. but the taliban says it would shoot her again. now her father, who runs a school in pakistan, has been given a job in the uk, promoting education so the family can stay here. at least for a while. nbc has followed this story from the beginning. >> we're told by a source close that malala and her family are enjoying finally being together again and she and her father are as committed to ever as their advocacy work, not just in pakistan but around the world. right now their priority is malala's full recovery. >> reporter: malala will undergo reconstructive surgery in a few weeks, facing her recovery with the same courage and determination that
's not over in afghanistan. b, to the degree that al qaeda has moved over into pakistan, that's a country that has over 100 nuclear weapons. syria, which is an ongoing problem. the suggestion constantly seems to be that we need to come in on the side of the rebels. there are at least 1,000 al qaeda members in syria today fighting on the side of the rebels. if the chemical weapons fall into their hands, big problems. you mentioned iran. remember now, and it may even have been on this program, i think that netanyahu suggested that come spring, come early summer, if the iranians still have not pulled back from building a nuclear weapon, the israelis may attack. the iranians would respond against the united states. and they have the capacity to do it with cyber war. >> i think it's even bigger and more troubling than that. it isn't just the middle east and that region. look at north korea. announcing that they are going to target the united states. they have nuclear weapons, unlike iran at this point. you look at what happened in algeria and mali. the egypt problem is not solved. i actually h
this morning. in northern pakistan today, u.s. drone missile strike reportedly hit a house near the afghan border killing a taliban commander and 12 others. >>> speaking of drone attacks, a new york judge rejected a request by "the new york times" and the american civil liberties union to obtain the obama administration legal justification for such strikes used to kill the suspected terrorists overseas. >>> the united nations said the death toll from syria's 21-month-old civil war is now more than 60,000, that's even higher than estimates made by rebel groups during the syrian army. >>> interesting in buying a civil launchpad. nasa is selling space in the building first used to put together saturn v rockets for the apollo program. >>> and for the first time, astronomers studying a newborn star got a first glimpse of the planet forming around it. there's a giant gas in the disk of materials surrounding the star and using gravity surrounding the gap help the star to grow. >>> well, the first day of trading for 2013 had stocks on a tear following the fiscal cliff deals on capitol hill. the do
a teenager from pakistan takes a major step in her recovery. >>> and the house taking action to help victim of superstorm sandy, but not everybody approved the aid. we'll break this all down with the vote. >>> and giving you a live look at the dry conditions that christina speaks of. the bay bridge toll plaza. where in the world is everybody? they're at home enjoying this friday morning. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> well, in case you just are joining us, we wanted to bring you the latest on breaking news that we're following out of tahoe. douglas county sheriff's department officials announcing just about an hour ago the body of 19-year-old alyssa byrne from petaluma has bee
from neighboring pakistan. president obama said he will announce exactly what he plans to do in the coming months. brian. >> white house correspondent kristen welker from the north lawn on a friday night. kristen, thanks. one more note from that meeting at the white house today. president obama announced the newest recipient of the medal of honor, this nation's highest military decoration for valor. it will be awarded next month to now-retired army staff sergeant clinton romesha from north dakota for his courageous actions while serving as a section leader back in '09. he will be the fourth living recipient awarded the medal of honor for actions in either iraq or afghanistan. >>> now to the skies. it's been a rough week for boeing its new state-of-the-art 787 dreamliner, ending today with federal officials announcing a top to bottom review of the aircraft. this after a series of what appear to be unrelated incidents that have embarrassed the company and raised concerns about safety along the way. tom costello covers aviation for us. he's with us from dulles airport outside wa
is for peaceful energy purposes only. >>> pakistan's prime minister a wanted man. today the country's supreme court ordered his arrest for corruption. he's accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes if exchange for approval of two major power plants. this could cause chaos in a politically unstable country. raj? >>> thank you, janelle. >>> property crimes on the rise in california and prison realignment may be partially to blame. in 2011 the supreme court ruled california must reduce the state prison population by sending criminals to county jails. some law enforcement officials say that some counties lock up criminals for shorter periods or put them under house arrest. >> the alternatives were not good. there was no good solution. only varying degrees of bad. unfortunately that which many have anticipated and predicted would take place has taken place and i don't see any end in sight. >> governor brown recently announced a plan to fight the federal government in court over its prison realignment mandate. >>> one of the world's biggest retailers is pledging to hire veterans returning fro
after the attack, she was flown from pakistan to england to treat the gunshot wound to her head. doctors called her recovery a me miracle but she still has to undergo reconstructive surgery. there's a petition circling calling for her to receive the nobel peace prize. >>> a sign of unity in the gaza strip today as hundreds of thousands of palestinians rally for the fatah political party. today marks 48 years since the group was founded by the late yasser arafat. it's also the first fatah celebration since hamas ousted them from power in 2007. hamas actually approved this rally, a sign that tensions are easing between palestinian factions. but just to the north, the civil war rages on. neighboring turkey to help protect its ally from incoming syrian missiles. in recent months the serial army has lawn pd attacks against rebels of cities near the border. some of those missiles have crossed over. the u.s., germany and the netherlands deployed troops and defense missile systems to the border to help turkey intercept any incoming missiles. >>> help is finally on the way after a controversial d
were deeply invested in those with lives and dollars. al qaeda was central al qaeda in pakistan. afghanistan was still operating, largely with impunity. and our alliances in the world were shredded. there was tremendous antip athy towards the administration and the country. that has changed. everyone at this table would agree that the world is a very complicated and dangerous place because of a lot of different factors. a guy sets himself on fire in tunisia and the world region goes up because of social media. we need to be smart about how we engage and where we engage. one thing we can't do is project force everywhere in the world. we don't have the resources. and it's not a smart way to run -- >> the drone policy has spread all over the world. and that is sort of what we're known by best. and to the arab spring, the united states was not a passive observer in this. yes, a fruit vendor in tunisia set himself on fire. yes, there was social media that helped spread this enthusiasm for change. but the united states did turn its back on mubarak in egypt. and i think we're going to
from both western pakistan and potentially afghanistan for the foreseeable future. >> we have capabilities today that make us sort of comfortable with the use of drones, but imagine if some other entity had the capability of using drones against the united states. are we prepared for that? >> well, i think -- >> as a nation, i mean. >> yeah, i think we are prepared for that. i think it's maybe an inevitability. >> there's another kind of warfare already being waged. remember what hurricane sandy did to the power grid in lower manhattan? a cyber attack would be even more devastating. >> there have been instances of our using cyber warfare, i'm going to say our using it, the united states, israel, against iran. there are also examples of the iranians using it against us. >> there are reports that destructive cyber tools have been used against iran. i'm not either confirming or denying any part in that. but what it should tell you is that capability exists. and if it exists, it doesn't -- you know, whoever is using those, can't assume that they're the only smart people in the wor
of a office to continue talks. and continued support across the region including pakistan. we welcome recent steps this ta regard and look for more tangible step, because a stable and security afghanistan is not only in the interest of the afghan people and the united states, but of the entire region. and finally, we reaffirmed the strategic partnership that we signed last year in kabul, an enduring partnership between two sovereign nations, this includes deepening tying of commerce, and education and development and opportunities for all afghans, men and women, boys and girls. this sends a clear message to afghans and to the region as afghans stand up, they will not stand alone. the united states and the world stands with them. now, let me close by saying that this continues to be a very difficult mission. our forces continue to serve and make tremendous sacrifices everyday. the afghan people make significas everyday. afghan forces still need to grow stronger. we remain vigilant against insider attacks. we will have enduring abilities for the people and against the safe havens, and this con
a breakthrough, ultimately leading to bin laden's hideout in pakistan. but that narrative is being sharply questioned by u.s. senators. >> they make it appear as if this brutal interrogation techniques obtain useful information. fact is, they didn't. >> reporter: in just-released letter, mccain and senate intelligence chair dianne feinstein along with armed services chair carl levin charged the cia may have misled filmmakers about what really happened. they want acting director mike morrell to set the record straight. morrell, on president obama's short list to replace general petraeus, released this statement. "the film creates the strong impression that the enhanced interrogation techniques were the key to finding bin laden. that impression is false." then he added, "some intel came from detainees subjected to enhanced techniques. but there were many other sources, as well." while nobody disputes there were many sources tapped in the ten-year hunt for bin laden, the senators say a recently concluded and still classified investigation by the senate intelligence committee found that aggres
and meaningful ban on assault weapons. >>> there's a new political crisis brewing this morning in pakistan. a key u.s. al lie in the war on terror. the top court ordered the rest of the country's prime minister in a corruption case. however, an adviser said any attempt to arrest the prime minister would be unconstitutional. >>> coca-cola is raising eyebrows with a new ad that takes on the complex challenge of obesity. they said weight gain is the result of consuming too many calories of any kind and highlights lower calorie drinks. a consumer advocacy group says if coca-cola is serious about helping reduce obesity it will stop soda taxes. good morning, mary. >> good morning to you, natalie. wall street is bracing for earnings season which begins in ernest this week. among the companies reporting six dow components. among those reporting a number of nation's big banks. ben bernanke adding his voice to the debate over the debt ceiling. he thinks congress should raise it. it doesn't mean the government will spend any more money, merely that it will pay the bills it's already incurred. >> all right.
outhospital rehabilitation in central england. she was shot in the head in pakistan by the taliban for her campaigning for girls' education. >>> after enduring a month of health problems, secretary of state hillary clinton is planning her return next week to business as usual. the state department says clinton is upbeat and recovering well after being hospitalized for a blood clot in her head. she is at home, resting, but already calling her advisers and working with her staff. we'll have much more with clinton and her special relationship with her daughter, chelsea, coming up. >>> former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords heads to newton, connecticut, today, to meet with the families of the vingtss of the deadly school shooting there. giffords was wounded in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona, in 2011. her husband, astronaut mark kelly, will also attend the private meeting today. >>> meantime the survivors of the connecticut shooting headed back to school thursday and one image getting a lot of attention, showing one young student flashing a hopeful message much peace. now cnbc's co
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